R&P Syllabus and Weekly Schedule
Course No.: DA/TH 105&305
Title of Course: Rehearsal and Production - Spring 2013
Hilary Peterson (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Phone: x7492)
Catalog Descriptions and Credit Hours of Course:Training and practical, hands-on experience in performance, crew work, and all aspects of technical production through active participation in the mounting of departmental productions. May be repeated. (1 hour credit)
- To develop an appreciation of the backstage preparations for theatre and dance productions;
- To develop a basic understanding of the various jobs in theatre and dance;
- To develop a basic understanding of the various materials and tools used in productions;
- To develop and nurture artistic skills in theatre and dance;
- To develop a basic vocabulary associated with theatre and dance.
Expectations of Students:
- Students are required to obtain 26 hours of lab time;
- Students are required to attend Annie, The Miss Firecracker Contest and Spring for Dance 2013
- Students are required to attend all departmental meetings;
- Students are required to perform satisfactorily on at least one running/production crew or cast for a Main Stage departmental production.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Students will create a professional-quality resume
- Students will demonstrate proper rehearsal and
- Students will accurately perform costume/scene shop
skills including sewing, painting, measuring and cutting
- Students will perform production tasks in costuming,
marketing, scene building, and lighting
- Students will identify theatre and dance auditions and
Although not every area listed below will be covered each week, a typical format is as follows:
- Sign-In for Attendance
- Department Announcements
- Current Main Stage Productions - Stage Manager and/or Director
- Current Student Production - Director
- Outside Guests (when appropriate)
- Daily Topic (e.g. resumes, stress reduction techniques, acting class scenes, costume/scene shop basics, dance technique combinations, vocal presentations, building a website, SETC auditions, etc.)
- No textbook is required.
- Supplies: Each student should bring notebook, pen, and calendar to each weekly meeting. Each student must bring their own pencil and safety glasses to each lab.
- Lab Dress: Wear only closed toe shoes (ABSOLUTELY NO FLIP FLOPS), pants, shirts (that can be tucked in and sleeves that roll up), no jewelry, and hair pulled back. Do not wear clothing that you will not paint in or be able to get dirty. If you are not dressed appropriately for shop, you will be asked not to work You cannot make up this time.
- (40%) Successful completion of weekly lab hours, weekend work calls & strikes. 26 hours total for semester. Please note that only quality hours will be counted. All hours (except for Box Office and ARC), regardless of how/where they were completed, MUST be on your time card in order to be counted. 400 points
- (30%) Attendance & participation in weekly departmental meetings: 300 points
- (25 %) Satisfactory participation in one running crew or cast: 250 points
- (5%) Attendance at all Main Stage departmental productions: 50 points (You MUST turn in your ticket sheet by Friday, December 7th 2012 at 5pm.)
- Total points = 1000 for the semester
Open Door Policy
My door is always open to students. If you have any questions or concerns about a project, an assignment, a grade, or anything else pertaining to your academic or professional development, please discuss the matter with me. Ninety-five percent of all questions and problems can be solved through open and direct dialogue.
If a student has a diagnosed disability or believes he or she has a disability that might require "reasonable accommodation" on the part of the instructor or the program, the student needs to contact the Campus Assistance Center at the University Center, Room 302, (573)651-2273, TDD 651-5927, or visit their Web Site as http://www6.semo.edu/lec/disabilities/htm. As a part of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the student to disclose a disability prior to requesting "reasonable accommodation."
Modification of Syllabus
It is the professors' prerogative to change or modify this syllabus at any point in the semester.
You are responsible for any material given on a day you were absent.There are no makeup sessions.("Academic Policies and Procedures: Absence from Class," Southeast Missouri State University Undergraduate Bulletin: 2009-2010, pp. 17.)
Spring 2013 R&P Weekly Schedule
|1/16||Welcome Back: Syllabus and Calendar|
|1/23||Breakout Groups (ACDFA Meeting – Marc and Philip; Basic Shop Skills – Jeff and Alyssa; Period Movement and Style – Amy )|
Stage Etiquette and Production Protocols – Jeff
Breakout Groups (Dancing for the Camera – Philip and Kenn; Editing Audio – Phil; Current Musicals on Broadway – Joe; Introduction to Thermoplastics – Alyssa)
Breakout Groups (Career Opportunities in Dance – Hilary; Basic Stage Combat – Rob; Creating a Scratch Model – Jeff)
Breakout Groups (Dance Criticism & Discussion – Marc; Senior Showcase; Making Headpieces – Alyssa)
|3/27||Fall 2013 Advising Day (Acting, Design, and Musical Theatre)|
|3/28||Fall 2013 Advising Day (Dance; 8-11am)|
|4/10||Breakout Groups (Dance scene in New England – Marc & Hilary; Microphone Techniques - Phil; Faultline Film Festival: Script and Production Preparation – Kenn and Amy; Basic Makeup Application – Alyssa)|
|4/17||Ballroom Dance – Philip (Bedell)|
|4/24||Performance Day (Parker Hall)|
|5/1||No Class - BFA Juries|